4 patient evaluations for Primidone with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Jun 24, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for essential tremor)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for essential tremor)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dizziness/walking like I'm drunk)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2008 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for essential tremor)
  • Side effects
    Mild (grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Started before took sinemet, and had slight effect on tremor. When sinemet was started, had more effect on tremor than primidone. When sinemet was increased to six pills daily, tried to decrease primidone and found could do so with no increase in tremor.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: grogginess

  • 1 helpful mark

May 15, 2008 (Started Mar 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for essential tremor)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (grogginess, dizziness, low blood pressure, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Side effects: low blood pressure, grogginess, dizziness, fatigue

  • 1 helpful mark
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